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April, 1919

Antioch News3 April 1919
Rouse Elected President of Farm Bureau
The annual meeting of Lake County Farm Bureau was held at the Gurnee high school Saturday, March 29, 1919. All but three townships of Lake county were represented at this meeting.
In the morning reports were made by the officers and the advisor.
Lunch was served at noon by the Warren Township high school.
At the after noon meeting a revised constitution was presented by Harry Flood and adopted. This constitution is one that will put the work in Lake county on the basis that has been found satisfactory in other counties of Illinois. Under the new plan the work in various parts of the county will be carried on under the direction of community committee men or chairman. Following the adoption of the new constitution the following officers were elected for the ensuing year.
President - R. F. Rouse, Area.
Vice Pres. - D. H. Minto, Antioch.
Secretary - J. E. Barrett, Prairie View.
Assistant Secretary - Leslie Bonner, Lake Villa.
Treasurer - L. A. Huebsch, Area.
The entire plans and direction of the work of the Farm Bureau will be under the direction of the executive committee elected as follows:
Geo. White - Antioch - Soils.
E. B. Jordan - Deerfield - Crops.
Ralph Rouse - Area - Dairying.
Geo. Koppenhoefer - Lake Forest - Livestock.
William Dillon - Round Lake - Farm Management.
H. E. Flood - Gurnee - Meetings and Tours.
The officers are ex-official members of the executive committee.
D. O. Thomas of Illinois Agricultural association gave a general outline of the state organization, its plans and policies. Mr. Thompas said that Farm Bureau work was something more than agricultural education or increased agricultural production.
Antioch News17 April 1919
J. S. Denman was in Chicago on business Saturday.

Miss Jessie Cannon spent last week with her brother in Gurnee.

Miss Margaret Watson spent this week with friends at Hinsdale, Ill.

Miss Inez Pollock of Chicago spent the week-end with the Misses Watson.

Mrs. Fisher, Mrs. Freeman's mother came home Monday from the hospital.

Miss Bertha White left Saturday to take up nursing at a hospital in Oak Park.

Miss Grace Beaumont of Rochester, Wis., is spending several days with Mrs. John Bonner.

Miss Margaret Gilbert of Waukegan is spending her vacation with her mother this week at W. A. Bonners.

Millburn chapter No. 570 have changed their time from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.

Antioch News24 April 1919
There will be an auction sale of cows on the John Strang farm at Millburn, on Thursday, May 1st beginning at one o'clock sharp. There will be offered for sale thirty high grade holstein cows.

A daughter was born Thursday, April 17, to Mr. and Mrs. Wetzel.

A son was born on Monday, April 21, to Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Bonner.

Miss Jessie Cannon spent several days in Chicago the past week.

E. A. Martin and wife visited Mr. and Mrs. Adams of Chicago Lawn recently.

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Cleveland entertained several of their children from Chicago over Easter.

There will be a choral social this Friday evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Stewart.

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Denman and babe of Libertyville spent the weekend with home folks.

The Hockaday school will close on Friday, April 25. Miss Aneta Hucker of Antioch, teacher.

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